Today we’re diving into the easy wins — the quick updates you can make to your websites to drive more traffic and sales.
To help me out on that topic is Mushfiq, a side hustler who has been building, buying, growing, and selling websites since 2008, all on the side from his full-time career.
During that time he’s done over 175 transactions and has a wealth of knowledge on what it takes to make money and build equity online.
I’m always looking for ways to work smarter and more efficiently, and to that end I took a recent inventory of my online business “toolkit.”
Of course many of these will be obvious to you but hopefully you discover some helpful new resources as well.
The good news? Most are free or at least have a free version!
And if you’re looking for the definitive guide to online resources named by top entrepreneurs, check out the full collection in my book, Work Smarter.
Want to drive more organic traffic to your website?
I’m sure you do.
At the heart of organic traffic is SEO or Search Engine Optimization.
The better optimized your site is for search engines, the higher you’ll rank for your target keywords – and long-tail keywords – and the more visitors you’ll get.
If you’re starting an online business and creating content, you’re almost certainly going to create either written or video content – or both.
The problem is that it can be hard to know which type of content is going to work best for your business, and getting off on the right foot is going to save you a lot of time.
So, to help you figure out which type of content is best for you, I’ve bought back, by popular demand, the Side Hustle Showdown series.
Royalties from book sales is one of the most passive of all my income streams.
After you create a book, with print or digital distribution handled by Amazon, you can collect royalties for years.
And while I enjoy the writing process and have published several titles myself, I have yet to venture into the world of children’s books.
Creating digital assets you can sell over and over again – that’s the passive income dream.
This is exactly what Rachel Jones at MoneyHackingMama.com has done by creating and selling downloadable printables on Etsy.
This year she’s averaging over $10,000 a month in sales, all while balancing a full-time job and two young kids.